Atlantic Seaboard Dyslexia Education Center

22 W Jefferson St
Rockville MD 20850

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<p>Atlantic Seaboard Dyslexia Education Center instructs children and adults with a structured multi-sensory curriculum. The research-based curriculum uses multi-sensory techniques in language skills such as decoding, fluency, spelling, writing, vocabulary and comprehension as educational tools. This includes mathematics and study skills as part of a certificate program.</p> <p>This approach is accredited by the International Multi-sensory Structured Languages education Council.</p> <p>Also, the center trains teachers and academic therapists in research-based, multi-sensory techniques to improve reading, study skills, and mathematics performance. Other services include helping parents with referrals, conducting phone consultations and workshops.</p> <p>The center was founded by Claire Nissenbaum, M.A., C.A.T, after 35 years of working in the language-based learning field. During this time, she taught classes and teachers alike. She is an International Multi-sensory Structured Language Association board member. She is also a member of the Professional Advisory Committee of the 32&deg; and an Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators fellow.</p> <p>The center is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization established in 2000. Offices and classes are at Christ Episcopal School in downtown Rockville.</p>